MALTA?S rugby league efforts have been boosted by generosity and support as DOM International renews a sponsorship deal that will see them through to the completion of 2006 and Maltagenealogy.com accepts a front of jersey rights deal for the upcoming historic first rugby league match in Malta.
FRIDAY, 2nd September 2005
ST George Illawarra skipper Trent Barrett believes the fallout from a drunken bonding session at a NSW South Coast hotel won't derail the NRL club's premiership campaign. The joint venture club has fined Barrett and his Dragons team mate Mathew Head $2,000 and $1,000 respectively for their behaviour at a Warrawong pub last Monday night.
CRONULLA will hold a press conference tomorrow to farewell departing veterans Jason Stevens and David Peachey.
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squad for the Wests Tigers v Panthers Game at Telstra Stadium, kick off at 3.00pm.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has named his side to take on the Tigers at Telstra Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
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THE NQ Toyota Cowboys and NQ Toyota Young Guns teams to play at Dairy Farmers Stadium this Saturday were announced today.
THE NRL will today investigate Melbourne's complaints about the Wests Tigers following the Storm's win over the joint venture club at Olympic Park on Saturday night.
AUSTRALIAN back-rower Ben Kennedy says he's a 95 per cent chance of helping Manly cement a finals berth in the NRL this weekend. Kennedy is confident he'll recover from a neck injury in time for Manly's clash with Canberra in the nation's capital on Saturday night.
PARRAMATTA Eels coach Brian Smith has named his side to play the Brisbane Broncos at Parramatta Stadium on Friday evening.
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NEWCASTLE Knights coach Michael Hagan has named his side to take on the Dragons at Oki Jubilee Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
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BRISBANE Broncos coach Wayne Bennett has named his team to play the Eels at Parramatta Stadium on Friday night.
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THE Real Rabbitohs are pleased to announce their team to play the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks in Round 26 of the 2005 Telstra Premiership this Saturday, September 3, kicking off at 5:30pm at Toyota Park.
CHRIS Hicks has been named at fullback for Saturday night's crucial clash with Canberra in Canberra.
THE St George Illawarra Dragons will be looking to make it seven consecutive victories in front of a fourth consecutive record home crowd* in their last round game of the regular season against the Knights at Oki Jubilee Stadium this Sunday.